Keyword: Production

Articles: Manufacturing & Prototyping
During the additive manufacturing process, microscopic holes that are invisible to the naked eye are formed within the body of the part.
Articles: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
The manufacturing of complex composite aerospace components is a labor-intensive process, especially the application of the vacuum bag layers needed for consolidation and cure.
Articles: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Few materials used in manufacturing today are as versatile and desirable in performance applications as carbon fiber.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers

The ability to predict the mechanical properties of organic semiconductors is of critical importance for roll-to-roll production and...

Articles: Test & Measurement
By focusing just on the AM build process, a fundamental part of the production process chain is often overlooked: post-processing.
Articles: Aerospace
Today's technology must increase production rates and part quality, while reducing setup times and costs.
Articles: Manufacturing & Prototyping

Much debate surrounds the skills shortage burdening the manufacturing sector of aerospace and defense (A&D). Industry 4.0, the Baby Boomer retirement wave, and a lack of properly trained workers underpins this...

Application Briefs: Electronics & Computers
Stratasys Ltd.
Eden Prairie, MN
952-937-3000
www.stratasys.com/aerospace Phoenix Analysis and Design
Technologies (PADT) Tempe, AZ
1-800-293-PADT
www.padtinc.com

Stratasys Ltd.,...

Articles: Defense

Deployability and life-cycle management of large and disparate collections of weapons, combat and C4ISR computing systems is one of the most critical challenges facing the Department of Defense today. Numerous...

Articles: Software

Aerospace industry component manufacturing is in a large growth cycle. Advancements to materials and engine efficiency have created clear benefits for replacing a...

Articles: RF & Microwave Electronics

Within the aerospace industry, 2016 and onwards could be looked upon as the tipping point for direct metal printing (DMP), as the technology increasingly made the jump beyond...

Articles: Electronics & Computers

Nett Warrior is the US Army's next generation US integrated soldier system that replaces Land Warrior. It is designed to be an integrated dismounted situational awareness and mission command system for use during combat...

Application Briefs: Defense
Curtiss-Wright Defense Solutions Division
Ashburn, VA
+1-703-779-7800
www.curtisswrightds.com

Curtiss-Wright’s Defense Solutions division recently completed significant enhancements...

Articles: Photonics/Optics

The recent surge in demand for adaptive cruise control (ACC) and commercial autonomous vehicles has drawn a lot of attention to these innovative applications. Based on pulsed laser...

Articles: Aerospace

As aerospace and defense manufacturing becomes increasingly digitized—from the earliest design stages to the factory floor and beyond—data accuracy is fundamental to...

Articles: Aerospace

Communication on the battlefield is a life-or-death matter. You can't take chances with RF devices or power units malfunctioning or failing. A soldier's life may depend on...

Application Briefs: Defense
Northrop Grumman Corporation
Falls Church, VA
703-280-2900
www.northropgrumman.com

The U.S. Navy recently awarded Northrop Grumman Corporation a $9.6 million contract, with...

Briefs: Test & Measurement

The objective of this work is to identify isotopic ratios suitable for analysis via mass spectrometry that distinguish between commercial...

Application Briefs: Defense
KONGSBERG Protech Systems (KPS)
Johnstown, PA
814-269-5700

KONGSBERG Protech Systems (KPS), one of the world's leading suppliers of Remote Weapon Stations (RWS) recently unveiled their latest system...

Application Briefs: Defense
Oshkosh Defense, LLC
Oshkosh, WI
920-235-9150

Oshkosh Defense, LLC, an Oshkosh Corporation company, announced that the U.S. Marine Corps has received Milestone C approval to begin...

Articles: Defense

RF and microwave components deployed in spaceflight applications can experience hundreds of degrees of temperature variation, massive amounts of radiation, and can be expected...

Application Briefs: Aerospace
Helicopter Vibration Control System
LORD Corporation
Cary, NC
877 ASK LORD (275 5673)
www.lord.com

LORD Corporation recently announced product qualification for their Improved Vibration Control System (IVCS) for the Boeing H-47 Chinook helicopter. Under contract with Boeing since Sept. 2013, LORD has now completed all program...

Articles: Defense

3D printing, or additive manufacturing (AM), is quickly becoming a 'must have' for aerospace and defense (A&D) manufacturers rather than just a luxury R&D...

Articles: RF & Microwave Electronics

Systems specifically designed for spectrum monitoring applications typically acquire RF signals from a reference antenna or downlink, analyze the shape...

Briefs: Defense

Electrospinning is a nanofiber fabrication technique that has grown in popularity due to its potential in numerous biomedical applications. The...

Articles: Aerospace

As the aerospace industry continues to make improvements to safety, comfort and affordability of aircraft, nanomaterials are making their way into more elements of aircraft...

INSIDER: Electronics & Computers

A research group from ITMO University and the Hebrew University of Jerusalem have invented unique conductive magnetic films that will be applied to transparent data storage, flexible...

Articles: Imaging

Visits to the Seville headquarters of Airbus Defence & Space (Airbus DS) have often reflected stormy prospects for the company’s large-capacity A400M Atlas transport, which has suffered cost...

Articles: Aerospace

It’s a familiar image: a soldier crouching with a radio next to a spidery antenna pointing skyward to reach a distant satellite. But that view of military communications...